Red Sonja (1985) | Richard Fleischer

An unofficial spinoff of sorts to the Conan franchise, Red Sonja starts off with Sonja (Brigitte Nielsen) as an attractive farm girl that evil lesbian Queen Gedren of Berkubane (Sandahl Bergman) finds fetching enough to invite over.¬† Sonja finds the offer so repulsive she ends up giving the queen’s face a nasty gash. Spurned, Sonja’s […]

Conan the Destroyer (1984) | Richard Fleischer

Power-hungry Queen Tamaris of Shadizar (Sarah Douglas), who¬†offers Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) a bargain. Taramis will resurrect his dead lover Valeria upon completion of a special mission. He is to assist with the protection of her niece, a young virgin princess named Jehnna (Olivia d’Abo). Jehnna travels with her bodyguard Bombaata (Wilt Chamberlain), to venture into […]

Conan the Barbarian (1982) | John Milius

The setting of this fantasy-adventure based on Robert E. Howard’s literary creations is the Hyborian Age, a fictional period invented by Howard, around 10,000 B.C. It is a time of magic, madmen, and mercenaries, and barbarians who kill before they end up killed. The film starts with Conan (Arnold Schwarzenegger) as a young lad in […]